CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1212350
Date first listed:
19-Aug-1959
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, GREEN END

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST JOHN THE BAPTIST, GREEN END

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Buckinghamshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Granborough
National Grid Reference:
SP 76780 25000

Details

SP 72 NE SP 72 SE GRANBOROUGH GREEN END (south side) 2/39 6/39 Church of St. John the Baptist.

19.8.59

GV II*

Parish church. Nave and chancel C14, altered C15, W. tower C15 with 1983 repairs, all much restored 1880-81. Coursed rubble limestone, larger semi-dressed blocks to tower. Lead roof to nave, tiled chancel. W. tower of 3 stages with diagonal buttresses, moulded plinth, battlemented parapet and 2-light openings to bell-chamber. W. side has moulded doorway with 4-centred arch and 2-light traceried window above. Nave has late C15 windows, 3-light in E. bay, 2-light in W. bay. S. side has additional 2-light Decorated window to right of centre. N. and S. doors have 2-centred arches and hoodmoulds with worn carved head stops. Chancel has one bay of 2-light Decorated windows, small cusped lancet to S., and door to N. E. window is 3-light Decorated. Interior: double hollow-chamfered arch to tower. Nave has double-sided piscina with ogee arches in reveal of S.E. window, and roof with moulded tie beam inscribed RSBF 161(9?)5 IF. Double chamfered chancel arch, the inner order on semi-octagonal piers with moulded caps. Chancel has cinquefoil piscina and roof with C15 moulded wall-plates and tie beam. Fittings: C15 pewter chrismatory; C15 carved alabaster panel of Crucifixion; altar table dated Annis Hopper 1625, with turned baluster legs; C17 chair; panelled door to cupboard in N. wall dated RS 1735 GS. Late C19 glass; other fittings late C19.

RCHM p. 118-9.

Listing NGR: SP7678025000

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
396833
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Other
An Inventory of the Historical Monuments in Buckinghamshire Volume Two North, (1913)

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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